Mental health services for those with more serious issues at a Norfolk prison have been taken back into NHS hands from private firm Virgin Care.
Four bereaved mothers travelled to London on Monday to demand change in mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk.
One of the county’s worst performing healthcare trusts could merge with Norfolk’s best in a bid to bring together care in the community.
The boss of the region’s failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its “last chance” to get things right.
Mental health services have been in crisis for at least five years.
Top level staff at the region’s mental health trust are moving to new positions within Norfolk’s health service.
Inspectors have told the region’s struggling mental health trust that issues last year have not been fixed quick enough.
The region’s mental health trust has hit back at claims from campaigners that plans are afoot to split into two organisations.
It is an organisation which has had a troubled few years. New Norfolk and Suffolk mental health boss Antek Lejk speaks to health correspondent Geraldine Scott about turning things around and looking to the future.
The region’s mental health trust has insisted it repeatedly reported murderer Alex Palmer to police and other organisations before he killed dog walker Peter Wrighton.
The appointment of a new mental health boss has been branded “disastrous” by campaigners due to the new chief’s background in NHS funding.
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